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Darwin Correspondence Project

George Sleigh


Gardener. Born in Wavertree, West Derby, Lancashire. Employed by Thomas de Grey, sixth baron Walsingham, at Merton Hall, Thetford, Norfolk. Conditionally offered employment by CD in September 1879. Family moved to Ireland and then Chelsea. Settled in Lillingstone Lovell, Buckinghamshire, by 1891.


BMD (Birth index, Death index)

Census returns of England and Wales 1891 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG12/1154/65/17)

letter to Thomas de Grey, 26 September 1879


BMD: General Register Office, England and Wales civil registration indexes. England & Wales birth index, 1837–1983. England and Wales marriage index, 1837–1983. England and Wales death index, 1837–1983. Online database. Provo, Utah: The Generations Network. 2006.